Hello and Bright Blessings!

I hope you all are finding ways to stay cool and keep your kiddos busy as we make our way through summer. I’m excited to finally share details about some in-person RE activities for the month of July.

In addition to the at-church activities below, we are inviting parents and guardians to opt-in to a text group with other UUCT families. Our hope is that the group chat can be utilized to say things like, “hey, my family is going to this park at this time on this day if anyone would like to join us!” and encourage families to get together outside of scheduled church events.

Please use this form to opt-in to the text group: https://forms.gle/Hd8HkaHaCyEmXGA29 

Wednesday July 14 & 28 6:00-7:00 PM – Preschool Playdate (for our friends 5 and under and their families)

The youngest members of our beloved community and their families are invited to come spend some time on the church playground with some bubbles, coloring, and other church friends. Older siblings are certainly welcome and encouraged to attend.  If interest should exceed capacity, this event will be split into two 45-minute sessions at 6:00 and 6:45 and participants will be notified via email.

Use this link to register for July 14th:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094EA4A728A6F49-preschool

Use this link to register for July 28th: 
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094EA4A728A6F49-preschool1

Wednesday July 21st at 5:30-6:30 PM – RE Craft Night

RE participants of all ages are invited to join us for an in-person craft. If interest should exceed capacity, this event will be split into two 45-minute sessions at 5:30 and 6:15 and participants will be notified via email.

Use this link to register for RE Craft Night on July 21st: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094EA4A728A6F49-uuct8

Please note: Masks are currently mandatory for all participants ages 2 and up regardless of vaccination status at RE events. All RE events are currently being held outdoors, but restrooms will be available. Pre-registration is required for participation. Parents and guardians are expected to remain on campus during these events. COVID-19 precautions for in-person RE events may shift as we determine what works best for us, but will always fall within UUCT’s established COVID-19 guidelines.

These events are our first attempt at regular in-person RE programming since March 2020. We appreciate your patience and gentle feedback as we feel out what works best to serve the needs and safety of our community at this time. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at uuctdre2810@gmail.com or 850-329-0602 with any questions or concerns, or if you’d like to help organize and facilitate future events.

I’m looking forward to seeing you all and to finally playing with your awesome kiddos again!

In Joy and Adventure,

Helen Cassara
Director of Religious Exploration
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee
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